About this book
In "Boys Don't Cry", Marlorie Blackman explores the unchartered territory of teenage fatherhood. One day, the doorbell rings; but it's not the postman with Dante's A-Level results, it's his old girlfriend and she's holding a baby. Suddenly Dante's future of university and glittering career looks very different. The book includes additional material for schools, reading groups, and also useful information for those personally affected by this issue.
You're waiting for the postman - he's bringing your A level results. University, a career as a journalist - a glittering future lies ahead. But when the doorbell rings it's your old girlfriend; and she's carrying a baby. Your baby. You're happy to look after it, just for an hour or two. But then she doesn't come back...
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